Points Of Interest Near Jenny's B&B, Grahamstown

Grahamstown Village Green Fair

0.9km North of Jenny's B&B

The Grahamstown Village Green Fair serves as a vibrant and colourful showcase for the best crafts from within South Africa, and surrounding countries. The annual event which started as a by-product of the National Arts Festival, and runs simultaneously...

St Patrick's Church

1.6km North of Jenny's B&B

Throughout the 1820's and 1830's there were a significant number of Catholics living in the Eastern Cape. Some were early settlers, and some were soldiers, but the the local Catholics had no priests to minister to their spiritual needs until the arrival...

Grahamstown National Arts Festival

1.6km North of Jenny's B&B

The Grahamstown National Arts Festival, which takes place in the historic town for eleven days of the year in the month of July, is the largest and most diverse cultural event in Africa. The festival operates out of the 1820 Settlers National Monument...

Provost Prison

1.8km North of Jenny's B&B

After the Sixth Frontier War drew to an end in 1835, Sir Benjamin D'Urban, who was the Governor of the Cape at the time, ordered that a fortified barracks and military prison be constructed on the grounds of the Grahamstown Drosdty. The Provost Prison,...

International Library of African Music

1.9km North of Jenny's B&B

The International Library of African Music, established in 1954, is based on the campus of Rhodes University in Grahamstown, and serves as a research, publishing and teaching facility of African music. Although not strictly a museum, the library located...

Artificers Corner

2.1km North of Jenny's B&B

The rapidly increasing amounts of settlers moving into the Grahamstown area in the early 1820's, led to the construction of two narrow streets, at right angles to each other, in order to divide a large block of the town grid. The area was divided...

Grahamstown Natural Science Museum

2.2km North of Jenny's B&B

The Grahamstown Natural Science Museum is a component of the Albany Museum complex, and was established in 1855.The museum which is located in Somerset Street in historic Grahamstown is the oldest of the five museums in the Albany Museum Complex. The...

Makana Botanical Gardens

2.3km North of Jenny's B&B

The Makana Botanical Gardens are the second oldest botanical gardens in South Africa. The gardens are located right next to Rhodes University in Grahamstown. The gardens cover an area of approximately 60 ha, and support an interesting variety of both...

South Africa's Oldest Letterbox

2.3km North of Jenny's B&B

South Africa's oldest official letterbox can be found on St Andrews College corner in Grahamstown. Painted in traditional post office red, the box was manufactured between 1857 and 1859. The fluted letterbox, was one of the earliest of nineteen very...

Thomas Baines Natures Reserve

9.7km North West of Jenny's B&B

Thomas Baines Natures Reserve lies 12 km south-west of Grahamstown, just off the N2 highway. The reserve covers an area of 2500 ha and displays a rich diversity of fauna and flora, with three distinct habitats: Grassy Fynbos, Valley Bushveld and Afromontane...